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Euro 2016: France are better when they 'go a bit crazy', says coach Didier Deschamps

Jun 26, 2016

Euro 2016: France are better when they 'go a bit crazy', says coach Didier Deschamps

France coach Didier Deschamps said his team get better when they "go a bit crazy" after they came from a goal down to beat the Republic of Ireland 2-1 on Sunday to move into the quarter-finals of Euro 2016. #France #Ireland #KickingAround #Euro 2016 #Didier Deschamps #Paul Pogba #Round of 16 #Antoine Griezmann #FromTheDugout
Watch: Germany will need to shed 'wasteful' ways if they are to defeat confident Slovaks

Jun 26, 2016

Watch: Germany will need to shed 'wasteful' ways if they are to defeat confident Slovaks

Germany coach Joachim Loew has called on his side to finally start taking their chances as they enter the Euro 2016 knock-out phase against Slovakia in Lille on Sunday #Germany #KickingAround #Slovakia #Euro 2016 #Mario Gomez #Lille #Joachim Loew #Northern Ireland #Mario Goetze #Marek Hamsik #Jan Kozak
Croatia's exit from Euro 2016 down to muddled strategies, confused team selection by coach Ante Cacic

Jun 26, 2016

Croatia's exit from Euro 2016 down to muddled strategies, confused team selection by coach Ante Cacic

Croatia coach Ante Cacic's preferences were known to nobody. There were fears Cacic himself didn't know his preferred XI. When a second-string line-up does better than the first-choice, it's a problem. #Portugal #KickingAround #Cristiano Ronaldo #Croatia #Euro 2016 #Mario Mandzukic #Ante Cacic #TheLongBall #Ricardo Quaresma #Nikola Kalinic #Marko Pjaca
Euro 2016: Aimless Portugal, cautious Croatia give us the worst match of the tournament

Jun 26, 2016

Euro 2016: Aimless Portugal, cautious Croatia give us the worst match of the tournament

The match was an insipid display of football, one that had no shot on target until the 117th minute that led to the sole Portugal goal in extra time. The passing was terrible, the crossing was aimless, the attacking virtually non-existent. #Portugal #KickingAround #Cristiano Ronaldo #Croatia #Euro 2016 #Luka Modric #Fernando Santos #Renato Sanches #Ante Cacic #TheLongBall #Ricardo Quaresma
Copa America: Argentina playing for a title, Lionel Messi playing to secure his legacy

Jun 26, 2016

Copa America: Argentina playing for a title, Lionel Messi playing to secure his legacy

If the men in white and blue win on Sunday, it will end a 23-year title drought. Most importantly though, the team will have decorated their captain with that final dose of greatness needed to catapult his legend to the top of the pantheon of football greatness. #Lionel Messi #Copa America #Chile #Argentina #KickingAround #Gonzalo Higuain #Javier Mascherano
Copa America: United States finish fourth after 1-0 loss to Colombia

Jun 26, 2016

Copa America: United States finish fourth after 1-0 loss to Colombia

Carlos Bacca beat goalkeeper Tim Howard by sliding to poke in a headed cross in the 31st minute, and the US finished fourth in the Copa America with a 1-0 defeat against Colombia #United States #Copa America #KickingAround #Clint Dempsey #Colombia #Tim Howard #Jurgen Klinsmann #Carlos Bacca
Euro 2016: Croatia's dream run offers hope that this generation will soon bring joy to troubled nation

Jun 26, 2016

Euro 2016: Croatia's dream run offers hope that this generation will soon bring joy to troubled nation

As the nation looks to overcome divides that transcend football, the Vatreni will play a crucial part in building the bridges. And in this generation of footballers, they certainly have hope for a positive future. #Portugal #KickingAround #Cristiano Ronaldo #Croatia #Luka Modric #Mario Mandzukic #Darijo Srna #Ante Cacic #90Minutes #Ivan Perisic #Ricardo Quaresma
Euro 2016: Ricardo Quaresma's extra-time winner takes insipid Portugal past bland Croatia

Jun 26, 2016

Euro 2016: Ricardo Quaresma's extra-time winner takes insipid Portugal past bland Croatia

Ricardo Quaresma headed Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal into the quarter-finals of Euro 2016 three minutes before the end of extra-time to break Croatian hearts with the only goal in Lens. #Portugal #KickingAround #Belgium #Cristiano Ronaldo #Euro 2016 #Luka Modric #Mario Mandzukic #Ivan Rakitic #90Minutes #Ivan Perisic #Ricardo Quaresma
Just gutted that everyone has to go home: McAuley after Euro 2016 loss against Wales

Jun 26, 2016

Just gutted that everyone has to go home: McAuley after Euro 2016 loss against Wales

Gareth McAuley said that he was "gutted" to have ended the Northern Ireland campaign at Euro 2016 after his own goal sent Wales into the quarter-finals. #Gareth Bale #KickingAround #Wales #Michael O'Neill #Euro 2016 #Northern Ireland #Gareth McAuley #Aaron Ramsey #Round of 16 #Chris Coleman #90Minutes #Hal Robson-Kanu #Own Goal